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Module Reading List

Approaches to Theatre and Performance, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Lourdes Orozco
l.orozco@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Approaches to Theatre and Performance (2017-18): Reading List

Primary Texts (these are the set texts for the module)

Howard Barker, The possibilities ISBN: 0714541354 (pbk) (any edition);

Federico Garcia Lorca, The house of Bernarda Alba = La casa de Bernarda Alba ISBN: 0413724700 (pbk) (trans. and edited by Gwynne Edwards, pub. Methuen Drama Modern Plays, 2007);

Gunter Grass, The tin drum ISBN: 0436187833 (any edition).

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Aston, Elaine & George Savona, Theatre as sign system : a semiotics of text and performance ISBN: 0415049326 (paper ; cloth); 0415049318 (Routledge, 1991)

Barker, Howard, Arguments for a Theatre (Manchester University Press, 1997)   

Barthes, Roland, Image, music, text ISBN: 0006861350 (pbk); 0006348807; 0006540678 (Fontana, 1977)

Bennett, Susan Theatre Audiences (Routledge, 1997)

Brook, Peter, The Empty Space (Penguin, 1972)

Counsell, Colin & Laurie Wolf, ed., Performance analysis : an introductory coursebook ISBN: 0415224071 (pbk. ; cased) : No price; 0415224063 (Routledge, 2001)

Delgado, Maria, Federico García Lorca ISBN: 9780415362436 (pb : alk. paper); 9780415362429 (hb : alk. paper); 0415362423 (hb : alk. paper); 0415362431 (pb : alk. paper), (Routledge, 2008)

Elam, Keir The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama (Methuen, 1980)

Fische-Lichte, Erika, The Routledge introduction to theatre and performance studies ISBN: 9780415504201 (pbk : alk. paper); 9780415504195 (hbk : alk. paper); 0415504198 (hbk : alk. paper); 0415504201 (pbk : alk. paper); 9780203068731 (ebk) (Routledge, 2014)

Harvie, Jen and Andy Lavender, Making contemporary theatre : international rehearsal processes (Manchester University Press, 2010)

Heddon, Deirdre and Jane Milling, Devising performance : a critical history ISBN: 1403906637 (pbk) : £14.99; 1403906629 (Palgrave, 2006)   

Howard, Pamela, What is Scenography? (Routledge, 2001)

Knowles, Ric, Theatre & interculturalism ISBN: 9780230575486 (pbk.) : £4.99; 023057548X (pbk.) : £4.99 (Palgrave, 2010)

Mackintosh, Ian, Architecture, actor and audience ISBN: 0415031826 (Routledge, 1993)

Mangan, Michael, The theater, drama and performance companion ISBN: 9780230551657 (pbk.) : £16.99; 0230551653 (pbk.) : £16.99 (Palgrave, 2013)

Reynolds, James and Andy W. Smith (eds.), Howard Barker's theatre : wrestling with catastrophe ISBN: 9781408185995 (e-book) (Methuen Drama Engage 2015)

Smith, Paul, The theatre of García Lorca : text, performance, psychoanalysis ISBN: 0521622921 (hardbound), (Cambridge, 2008)

This list was last updated on 14/09/2017